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Top 10 Electronic Paintball Loaders 2016

If your company goes to insist you go on one of these outdoor "team building" activities, get this sort of electronic paintball loaders so that you always have enough ammo to take out all of your frustrations in your co-workers.



Playing Some Serious Paintball

The game today referred to simply as paintball was first played near the small town of Henniker, New Hampshire, population approximately 5,000. Since the first games were played in 1981, paintball has grown into a worldwide sensation, with amateur and professional competitors alike taking to the field or the speedball course in countries as varied as Australia, Iran, and Thailand. (In fact, Thai paintball teams have won multiple international competitions; the sport is fiercely competitive in many countries.)

And while the popularity of paintball arguably hit its apex in years past, supplanted in some places by other sports like airsoft, it remains an activity enjoyed by millions of enthusiasts the world over.

Enjoying paintball starts with proper safety measures. Of utmost importance is the masks on approach to the game; players should always be wearing masks that protect their eyes when an anywhere near active use of paintball markers. A flying paintball can't cause lasting damage to most parts of the human body, but the eyes are a huge exception to this rule. Most players opt for masks that cover their entire faces, though these are not required for gameplay in all areas.

Additional safety gear, including elbow and knee pads, gloves, and even helmets are optional but savvy, as is footwear that supports the ankles. Depending on the venue in which a game of paintball is played, the rest of the player's outfit can vary. Camouflage may be appropriate for outdoor games, commonly referred to as "woodsball," while indoor games or those played on a "speedball" course may warrant athletic style clothing that maximizes a player's ease of movement.

Ultimately, the most important piece of gear is the paintball marker. The marker, which is the chosen term over paintball gun, comes in many different shapes and sizes, many resembling military assault rifles while others look more like futuristic devices, but all have the same purpose: to propel paint-filled spheres at high velocity toward opposing team members. Choosing the right marker can take hours of research. Choosing a great electric paintball loader to deliver your "ammunition" into said marker is an easier decision.

The Electric Paintball Loader


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Anyone who thinks an electronic paintball loader is a superfluity has simply not played that much paintball. A good electrically assisted paintball loader can make all the difference between you capturing the flag, getting the "kill," or ending up splattered with paint and sporting your share of welts.

As paintball hoppers use gravity as their primary feeding mechanism, and as a game of paintball sees the average player leaping, diving, and even rolling about the forest or the arena, it's easy for the balls to bounce up and away from the tube that should be loading them into your marker. An electronic feeder gives your paintballs that little bit of assistance they need to get down into the barrel and then blasted out toward your adversaries.

Electronic paintball loaders can help keep you armed, as it were, even when your marker is held at an angle, which is helpful for when you need to ease around a barricade or tree trunk. By helping you take your mind off the position in which you hold your marker, these units help you focus on marksmanship.

An electronic paintball loader can also minimize the chance for two of the most annoying things a paintballer has to deal with: jams and cut balls. If your hopper gets a jam at the wrong moment, you're nothing but a defenseless target for the opposition. And when an inferior paintball hopper allows your marker to cut a ball in half, it means a barrel and bolt mechanism gummed up with paint and bits of shell. At best that often means impaired accuracy until you clean your marker, but it usually means no more playing at all prior to disassembly and thorough cleaning of the unit.

Proper Paintball Gear Maintenance


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Playing paintball is messy work, there are no two ways about it. Unless you manage to make it through the day without ever getting hit once, chances are good that your clothing, mask, and paintball gun are all going to have their share of paint on them. While of course the paint used in paintballs is designed to be fully washable and will come out of clothing with ease, it can still wreak havoc on your gear if your equipment is not promptly and properly cleaned.

It's important to disassemble and clean your marker after each game (or the round of target practice) even if you don't think you cut through any paintballs or took any hits to the equipment. It's easy for dirt, dust, and debris to get into the barrel and bolt of your marker gun, and the longer any materials linger inside its components, the harder they will be to remove later.

Also, make sure to carefully inspect all of your marker's o-rings and replace any that seem torn or even worn. O-rings, also called toric joints, are very inexpensive but are absolutely crucial for proper function of your gear. Don't forget to check the o-rings on the CO2 or nitrogen canister and those at the base of the marker's barrel.

Also, make sure to inspect and, if needed, clean out your paintball hopper. This is of special importance with an electric loader, which can only do its job properly if it is clean and in good working order.


#10.HK Army TFX Paintball Loader - All COLORS (Black/Red)


This is one great hopper. I have a Dye Rotor and this is as good if not better. Is lighter in weight and has a smaller profile. Have not had one misfire are a chopped paintball at all with this hopper. I have used it on several guns. Spyder, Axe, and Plant Eclipse all with out a single issue. Love the bigger paint opening and how you can also flip up the speed feed to load this hopper. So easy to come apart and clean. May be HK first hopper but they made it great with out having any issues. I totally recommend this to anyone looking for a hopper. You will not go wrong and will be very happy you got this one.


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#9.Virtue Paintball Spire Loader Replacement Shell - 200 Round - Black


Increase the capacity of your standard Spire with a Spire 260 (or 200) shell upgrade. Shell kit comes complete for tool-less assembly and easy swapping back and forth. Simply install the tray and back shell from your existing Spire and go play!


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#8.JT Revolution Classic Gun Loader, Black


The JT Revolution Paintball Loader holds a capacity of 200 paintballs and has a feed rate of up to 20 balls-per-second. The paintball loader features an electronically-controlled, anti-jam propeller that automatically reserves and resets once it senses a ball jam. Its 2-piece body makes it easy to replace the battery and the flip-cap spring-loaded lid allows you to load it effortlessly. Step up your game with the Revolution Paintball Loader.


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#7.TIPPMANN SSL-200 Electronic Loader


The new lightweight SSL-200 loader with 200 round capacity features Bend Sensor Technology that delivers up to 15 BPS. The Bend Sensor only operates when the marker is fired to improve efficiency and prolong battery life. The SSL-200 low profile design also features, LED on/off low battery indicator, quiet operation, adjustable O-ring neck to fit most markers and a snap fit wide mouth lid.


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#6.Dye Rotor Electronic Paintball Loader - Bomber Steel


The Rotor provides you with the ultimate ease of use and peace of mind. No more being left out while you search for tools to fix a loader, no more running out of balls and having to reload as often, and no ball breaks because your loader couldn't keep up. The Rotor is waterproof (just the electronics-paint doesn't work well when wet), and easy to take care of. Trust the loader that more pro's now use.


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#5.Dye Rotor Electronic Paintball Loader - Tie Dye


The Rotor is an amazing loader to say the least. It feeds over 40bps and has never broke a ball inside of it once as of over a year of owning it. IF u break a ball inside of this it won't be a problem because of the tool-less disassembly, and I can take it apart in less than 15 seconds.


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#4.Empire Paintball Halo Too Gun Loader, Camouflage


The Empire Halo Too is the best performing paintball loader for your money. With a cost that is less than half the price of some top paintball loaders, the outstanding performance of this paintball loader will make this an easy choice for most players. The ultra-quiet belt drive will force-feed 20+ balls-per-second, allowing your marker to throw plenty of paint at your opponent. The Freeway? Anti-Jam keeps the paintball loader from jamming and breaking paintballs, so you’ll still be shooting while others are busy scraping paint. The sturdy, matte black polycarbonate shell can withstand any hit and can fit over 180 paintballs within. The onboard computer directs the sound-activated feeding and allows you to program the Motor Speed, Microphone Sensitivity and Feed Stack monitoring. But of course, with a name like Halo, you knew you’d be getting proven paintball loader technology. Put this loader on your marker and Empire will make a believer out of you Too.


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#3.Spyder .50 Cal Paintball 9-Volt Rapid E-Loader


Feed your 0.50 caliber marker quickly and efficiently with the Rapid 0.50 Caliber Electronic Loader from Spyder. The Rapid can hold 350 paintballs and feeds the balls at an impressive 20-ball-per-second rate. The Force-feed type system ensures that your paintball marker receives the paintballs as fast as you can shoot them and the tab type sensor means that there are no optics to clean. The Rapid operates on one 9-volt battery (sold separately).


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#2.Virtue Spire 200 Electronic Paintball Loader - Black


The Virtue Spire is the next generation in loader technology with a shot activated sensor, jam-proof feeding system and a tool-less design that can be taken apart and reassembled in seconds. Not only is the Spire an aggressive, lightweight, and compact design, but it also holds more paint than the leading competitors.


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#1.Virtue Spire 260 High Capacity Electronic Paintball Loader - Graphic Lime


What's smaller than competing loaders, yet still holds 260 rounds? Still Smaller, Lighter, Holds More, Easier, and Never Jams: the Virtue Spire 260.

Hold a massive 260 rounds and still play with a smaller profile thanks to the vertically stacked gearbox and the unique angular shape of the Spire. By housing the gearbox in a vertical stack inside of the Spire Drive, the Spire 260 is not only shorter than typical "hi cap" loaders, but also shorter than competing standard size loaders as well.


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